Screening Employees (Human Resource Executive 8/18/2008)


No background-screening system is infallible, as can be seen in the case of Bruce Ivins, the government researcher who committed suicide after being accused of the anthrax mailings in 2001 that killed five people. But the use of such tools is growing — with more and more employers instituting such checks on current employees.

Traditionally, employers have used background screening for job applicants, but there is an emerging trend for the use of such tools for current employees, says Nick Fishman, chief marketing officer and executive vice president of Cleveland-based EmployeeScreenIQ .

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